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    In Brussels on Monday the Common Market and Argentina signed the first trade agreement between the community and a Latin American country.

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    In Brussels on Monday the Common Market and Argentina signed the first trade agreement between the community and a Latin American country.

    The three-year accord aims at liberalising the bulk of Argentina's exports to the community and also sets up a mixed commission for regular talks on trade and economics between the two sides.

    The agreement was signed for Argentina by Foreign Minister Luis Maria de Pablo Pardo and for the EEC by Signor Aldo Moro, Italian Foreign Minister and current chairman of the Common Market Council of Ministers.

    Monday's accord could reportedly mark the start of a new era of closer cooperation between the community and Latin America.

    SYNOPSIS: The Common Market's conference building in Brussels--on Monday, the scene of the first trade agreement between the community and a Latin American nation.

    Representing Argentina was Foreign Minister Luis Maria de Pablo Pardo.

    And for the European Community--Signor Aldo Moro, Italian Foreign Secretary and Current Chairman of the Common Market Council of Ministers.

    Current President of the European Community Commission Signor Franco-Maria Malfatti was also present. The three-year accord aims at liberalising the bulk accord aims at liberalising the bulk of Argentina's exports to the community. It also sets up a mixed commission for regular trade and economic talks between the two sides.

    French Foreign Minister Maurice Schumann looked on. To Senor Pablo Pardo the agreement was also political. The Common Market, he said, "cannot shut itself off from the development prospects of any given region."

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    Film ID:
    VLVAER2Y94UTBYYDWH1M9RR4LE1A7
    Media URN:
    VLVAER2Y94UTBYYDWH1M9RR4LE1A7
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/11/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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